Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation (LIRRF) supports scientific research and education at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station on the northern Great Barrier Reef. All funds donated to the Foundation contribute to programs that support coral reef research and education.
Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) is a globally-relevant and highly productive coral reef research and education facility. It depends on our Foundation’s support for its ongoing development and maintenance.
How much do you know about the Great Barrier Reef?
Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (COTS) are natural members of coral reef communities and their numbers...
Introduction by Kate Hayward, LIRRF Chair Back in 2019, the LIRRF undertook to support and fund an...
The 2022 Lizard Island Critical Research Grant has been awarded to Prof. Andrew Baird of the ARC...
Coral reefs need our help
The Great Barrier Reef is a vital part of our ecosystem and a natural wonder beloved by Australians. It is a World Heritage Area that is at risk of being listed as 'in danger' in recognition of the many challenges it faces.
Science and the will for change are the only possible solutions. Our work is helping.
Will you help us?
The Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation respects and acknowledges the Dingaal, Ngurrumungu and Thanhil peoples as traditional owners of the lands and waters of the Lizard Island region.